Whether you’ve lived here your whole life, taken a family vacation or two, or have yet to visit, you’ll quickly find plenty of reasons why North Carolina has surged in popularity over the past couple of decades as a top retirement destination.
There are lots of options for senior living apartments in North Carolina, and it can get overwhelming. In this article, we’ve saved you a little time by highlighting some of the qualities that separate the middle-of-the-road communities in North Carolina from the real standouts – with a spotlight on Wilmington’s Trinity Landing, a highly anticipated independent living community that showcases all the best of active senior living.
Scenic Intracoastal Living
North Carolina is a dynamic state with a humid subtropical climate, except in the western region where the Appalachian Mountains span. Temperatures are relatively mild, with an average of 50°F in the winter and 90°F in the summer, making it an ideal climate for older adults.
North Carolina has about 322 miles of ocean shoreland, according to UNC-TV. Even more wondrous, it has the second largest estuarine system in the U.S. with almost 12,009 miles of estuarine coastline. Riverbanks, bays, streams, marshes, and wetlands intertwine to form a charm bracelet of tidal inlets and islands. They make an ideal home for the 300+ tree species and 3,000+ varieties of flowering plants, a plethora of saltwater and freshwater fish, birds, and even manatees.
Communities like Trinity Landing take advantage of the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway by enabling residents to enjoy the bounties of waterfront living. The resort-like senior living apartments of Trinity Landing are currently under construction in Wilmington, a charming riverfront town that serves as the gateway to beach towns like Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach.
Trinity Landing’s campus is designed to incorporate relaxing and exquisite coastal views year-round with landscaped walking paths; concierge services that provide access to kayaking, fishing, and boating; and hobby groups for travel, birdwatching, photography, watersports, and more. Even during the colder months, residents can cozy up to firepits and heaters while chatting with their new neighbors under the stars.
Friendly Neighbors, Southern Cuisine, and Waterfront Homes
Many people searching for senior living apartments aspire to leave behind the hard work and maintenance that comes with owning a home – the mowing, the weeding, sump pumps, leaky faucets. . .you get the picture. The most sought-after places take care of everything, so you literally don’t have to worry about a thing. That leaves you with more time to spend doing…well, whatever you like. At Trinity Landing, you can go for a swim in the heated indoor pool or relax on the dock with a Nicholas Sparks novel (many of which take place in North Carolina). Meet some friends for a meal at one of the on-campus restaurants or for a beer at the pub.
The best active senior living communities mean not having to leave the neighborhood unless you want to. Everything you need is right there, including a wellness center with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and certified instructors, a library and media center, a salon and spa, and a convenience store – just to name a few. Trinity Landing’s Wellness Center offers a full schedule of fitness classes like yoga, water aerobics, and TRX training.
Trinity Landing will offer the best of southern living with more than 20 different apartment home and villa floor plan options from which to choose. The southern, coastal-style residences will feature comfortable and spacious one- and two-bedroom layouts with wide windows, an inviting balcony, and stunning, waterfront views.
Access to Quality Healthcare
One important aspect of senior living is factoring in a plan for addressing your future needs. The big one is ensuring you have access to excellent healthcare. The most comprehensive choice by far is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC).
A CCRC is ideal for people who want to maintain their active, independent lifestyle while also planning for the future when healthcare needs could change. And, for real inner peace, residents have priority access to high-quality care just down the road at Trinity Grove. The rehabilitation and healthcare community allows you to get the care you need, whether you’re recovering from an injury, surgery, or illness, or transitioning to long-term assisted living or memory care.
Invest in your present and future by choosing the perfect senior living apartments in coastal North Carolina – where all your needs will be met or even exceeded today and tomorrow.
Trinity Landing is expected to officially open in May 2022, so don’t delay! The shores of the Intracoastal Waterway await you. Reserve your spot today by clicking here or calling us at 910-769-9600.